The Jaeger faction is in danger. After several episodes of Attack the titans in which those who oppose Eren Jaeger’s plan have tried to fix things on each other, there is a plan to recover the flight ship and get to where the founding titan heads. The storyline left different members, including Armin, Mikasa, and Connie, at a crossroads: to succeed, they’ll likely have to kill their former teammates. Attack the titans.
This contradiction reveals one of the main values of Shingeki no Kyojin. Its protagonists enter and leave scenarios in which their mores, their memories and their idea of the future collide with those of those who, before, lived in the same space as them. arrived with Reiner and bertold, who during the first seasons expressed various uneasiness in relation to their mission; especially after the bonds between them and their peers have grown closer.
“Traitor”, the most recent episode of the second part of the season finale of Attack the titansHe returned to this idea. armin, My house, Reiner, Conny and annie He would have to look back on his story and decide what to do in the given scenario: avoid conflict with those who were friends or assume the responsibility that his task entails, try to stop the Founding Titan at all costs.
Theo Magath, the hero
At the start of this season finale of Attack the titans, Theo Magath he insisted again and again on the need to find a new hero on stage. Persecuted by the idea of defending until the last consequences what he believes in, he committed himself to the cause until reaching the dimension of the different sides of the conflict. From there it is explained that I apologize to Armin, Mikasa, Connie and Jean, for getting us into an uncomfortable situation for them.
It’s a few minutes of character building in Attack the titans, in which Théo Magath positions himself as a kind of moral reference. It’s not that. His hands are as bloody as all the others. But, in a context where nerves prevail, common sense, humanity and ideas are golden. your way, Magath becomes the hero he hoped to find: one in which intellect and sensitivity take precedence over brute force.
This happens after the character shows different violent faces. The transformation confirms that Theo Magath looked his demons in the face and recognized them, in an attempt to change the course of things.
Attack the titans and the concept of justice
Armin, Mikasa, Connie and Jean find themselves faced with a contradiction: going against the idea of saving the Paradise Islandproposed by Eren Jaeger, and that Floch Forster he leads the Jaegerist faction. Then, the debate is presented in Attack the titans: How far does the notion of justice go, if along the way it must exterminate the rest of humanity? Is this justified, given the 2,000 years of hatred towards Paradis Island?
These questions hang in the air as the characters go through different anecdotes and promises, such as going out to eat meat together, and other memories of when the two groups were one and the same. had a common mission. Attack the titans it relies on drama, silences and action to recreate all the tension of the moment, including the death of several companions because, in this context, friendship and old commitments do not weigh so much when humanity is in danger. Meanwhile, Annie and Reiner transformed into Titans to further spread the bloodstain between the two groups.